Education Section

VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students

VIDEO: Teachers/Staff at Southern Heights send message to students

Teachers and Staff at Southern Heights Elementary School – located at 11249 14th Ave S. in White Center – greeted students Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, with a “strong message” welcoming... [Read more]

Local personal injury Lawyer discusses Crosswalk & Pedestrian Laws in WA State

Local personal injury Lawyer discusses Crosswalk & Pedestrian Laws in WA State

From Advertiser W. Tracy Codd: Designed by Freepik Crosswalks and intersections can be dangerous places for both drivers and pedestrians. Both drivers and pedestrians can engage in behaviors that cause... [Read more]

Meet finalists for new Evergreen High School Principal on Wednesday, Feb. 15

Meet finalists for new Evergreen High School Principal on Wednesday, Feb. 15

The small schools on the Evergreen Campus are unifying as a single school under the leadership of one principal, and the public is invited to a ‘Principal Candidate Forum’ on Wednesday, Feb.... [Read more]

Highline Premier Soccer Club tryouts will be Feb. 14-16

Highline Premier Soccer Club tryouts will be Feb. 14-16

From new Advertiser Highline Premier Soccer Club: Highline Premier Soccer Club (HPFC) is a premier soccer program dedicated to providing its surrounding communities a player-centric approach to competing... [Read more]

Highline School Board issues strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’

Highline School Board issues strong ‘Statement of Support for All Students’

Teachers, administrators, and the school board are sending an unequivocal message of support and reassurance to all students and families within Highline Public Schools this week. With a letter from the... [Read more]

Mini Cheer Camp will be Feb. 13 & 15 at the Evergreen campus

Mini Cheer Camp will be Feb. 13 & 15 at the Evergreen campus

Evergreen Campus Head Cheer Coach Emily Zimmerman will be hosting a mini cheer camp for grades K-8 on Feb. 13 and 15, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. each day at the Evergreen Campus. There will be a parent performance... [Read more]

White Center Community Development Association’s Summit will be Jan. 28

White Center Community Development Association’s Summit will be Jan. 28

Each year the White Center Community Development Association hosts a community summit to bring neighbors together to talk about the state of their community and plan for White Center’s future – on... [Read more]

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School hosting Open House on Wed., Feb. 1

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School hosting Open House on Wed., Feb. 1

Advertiser St. Bernadette Parish School will be hosting an OPEN HOUSE on Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. All area families interested in St. Bernadette enrollment are encouraged to attend... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools takes first step toward new schools & safety upgrades

Highline Public Schools takes first step toward new schools & safety upgrades

Highline voters approved the sale of $299 million in school construction bonds last November, and on Wednesday, Jan. 11, the first set of bonds was sold. The bond was passed with a 67% majority Nov. 8... [Read more]

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s Winter schedule begins Monday, Jan. 2

Evergreen Community Aquatic Center’s Winter schedule begins Monday, Jan. 2

Evergreen Community Aqautic Center’s winter schedule will begin Monday, Jan. 2, 2017. They have added an afternoon public swim on Monday/Wednesday/Friday between 11-1 p.m. And their Friday night... [Read more]

King County Parks commemorates 25 years of serving White Center youth

King County Parks commemorates 25 years of serving White Center youth

Since its start in 1991, King County Parks’ White Center Teen Program (WCTP) has given White Center youth a safe, positive place to get involved in year-round recreation and educational programs and... [Read more]

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools opening on time; bus stops changed

SCHOOLS: Highline Public Schools opening on time; bus stops changed

Highline Public Schools announced early Friday morning (Dec. 9, 2016) that all schools will open at their regularly scheduled time, with early release as scheduled. However, due to the weather conditions,... [Read more]

King County Council will honor teenage boxers from White Center on Dec. 12

King County Council will honor teenage boxers from White Center on Dec. 12

On Monday, Dec. 12, the King County Council will recognize and honor the White Center PAL Boxing Club for its 2nd place performance at the National Jr. Golden Gloves Tournament in Nevada this summer.  The... [Read more]

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time Thursday, Dec. 8

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time Thursday, Dec. 8

All Highline Public Schools will be open and start on time this Thursday, Dec. 8, the district announced Wednesday night. a Some have been concerned about a possible snow storm moving in, but the latest... [Read more]

VIDEO: Evergreen grad Dianna Leppa sings National Anthem at Seahawks game

VIDEO: Evergreen grad Dianna Leppa sings National Anthem at Seahawks game

Area resident and Evergreen High School graduate Dianna Leppa sang the National Anthem at Sunday night’s nationally-televised Seahawks vs Panthers game, and here’s a video of her in action... [Read more]

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

PODCAST: Armed man causes lockdowns; purse snatcher; Jack Mayne & more

Here’s episode #77 of our SoKing News Podcast Weekly Recap, which is sponsored by a generous grant from J-Lab’s Encore Media Entrepreneurs program, supported with funding from the Ethics... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

Highline Public Schools announces support for Refugee & Immigrant Communities

In response to emerging reports of hate speech and violence directed at refugee and immigrant communities, Highline Public Schools announced Friday (Dec. 2) that it is joining over 50 local organizations... [Read more]

Last Open House at Explorer West Middle Schools is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

Last Open House at Explorer West Middle Schools is this Saturday, Dec. 3!

From Advertiser Explorer West Middle School: Ready to learn more about Explorer West Middle School? We welcome you to walk through the blue doors and experience our community! Explorer West will hold... [Read more]

Here’s why there was police activity on the Evergreen campus Tues. afternoon

Here’s why there was police activity on the Evergreen campus Tues. afternoon

If you saw police and emergency activity at the Evergreen High School campus in White Center Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 22, officials are reporting that three non-students were involved in a fight. According... [Read more]

Highline School Board to hold public hearings on Tyee and Evergreen Schools

Highline School Board to hold public hearings on Tyee and Evergreen Schools

The Highline School Board will be holding public hearings on Nov. 29 and Dec. 1, as part of the process of reunifying Evergreen High School and Tyee High School. To facilitate reunification, the school... [Read more]